Empirical papers that seek to understand the structural and functional aspects of financial markets and other themes provided in this brochures can be submitted through:
Easychair Call for Papers:
Papers can be submitted in soft copy along with an abstract of 300 words and key words as well as JEL codes. The font should be in Times New Roman with 12 font size and single spaced. The length of the paper should not exceed 6000 words. Papers will go through a blind review process and the status of acceptance of the paper will be intimated to the author over email thereafter.

Key Themes for Paper Submission:

  1. Market Microstructure – Covering Equity, Debt, Derivative Markets
  2.  SME Sector – Fund Raising, IPO and Exchange Platforms
  3.  Risk Measurement and Management across Financial Markets
  4.  Mutual Funds, Portfolio Management Services and Alternate Investment Funds
  5. Other Capital Market and Corporate Finance related studies

Other details regarding accommodation, registration, program schedule will be uploaded on the conference website  at


Key Dates:
Last date for full paper submission- September 15, 2019
Intimation on acceptance of the paper: - October 20, 2019
Last date for registration: November 10, 2019

Publication Opportunities:
All papers submitted in the conference shall be sent for review and publication, based on the willingness of the authors, in ABDC or Scopus index journals. The decision of the journal authorities with respect to publication of papers shall be final.

We have tied with following two journals:


Asia-Pacific Financial Markets

(Rank 'C' in ABDC & Scopus Index)


International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance
(Rank 'C' in ABDC & Scopus Index)

Conference Takeaways:
  • Networking with the academia, market participants and research scholars
  • Selected papers for the presentation will be given an award of ₹ 5, 000
  • Participation certificate to all participants
The conference will provide best paper awards based on the evaluation of paper and its presentation by the conference committee members. The following cash prizes proposed for three best Papers:*

1st Prize=₹ 30,000
2nd Prize= ₹ 25,000
3rd Prize=₹ 20,000

*NISM reserves its right not to give awards at all or restrict the number to less than three. Decision of jury in this matter is final.